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HP Pavilion 17-f215dx Powerful 17″ Budget Specs Review

HP Pavilion 17-f215dx Powerful 17.3 inch Notebook with newest technology and affordable price. There are many powerful notebooks on the market. Most of them shipped with newest technology for improving user experience. But if the performance and price are your big concern, we suggest you to check the Pavilion 17-f215dx laptop. Yeah, the sub-$550 HP Pavilion 17 laptop series is comes with the newest Intel Core i5 processor from Intel Broadwell U architecture that promises much better performance than the Intel Haswell laptop. The newest Microsoft Windows OS and 6GB of RAM deliver very fast and smooth multitasking performance.

HP Pavilion 17-f215dx is one of the most powerful 17.3 inch laptop that you can get for price under $550. The 2.2 GHz Intel Core i5-5200U dual core processor that based on the new Intel Broadwell U platform as the heart and 6GB of DDR3L SDRAM delivers more than enough power to handle most demanding productivity and daily multimedia software without any problem. The dual core processor that features a 3MB L3 cache also integrated with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology (supports up to 2.7 GHz), so you can running multitasks at the same time without any lags.

The Pavilion 17-f215dx is may an affordable notebook that designed for a budget laptop shopper, but with new HP texture linear finished design that combined with horizontal brush design make it looks more premium and expensive than its price point. Like common a 17.3 inch notebook that designed for a desktop replacements PCs, the HP 17-f215dx is not a perfect machine for a travel companion, but its still brings sleek design than its competitor. Measures just 1.09 inch thin, the HP Pavilion 17 6.23 lbs laptop is still thinner than the Asus K751MA-DS21TQ 17.3 inch laptop that measures around at 1.4 inch thick.

HP Pavilion 17-f215dx Review
HP Pavilion 17-f215dx Desktop Replacement PCs

This laptop comes with a 17.3 inch High Definition Plus display and can produce maximum internal resolution around at 1600 x 900 pixels. Paired with HP BrightView technology and integrated with Intel HD Graphics 5500 as graphics engine, the HP Pavilion 17 WLED-backlit laptop’s display delivers very crisp, bright and natural color for images and video. The graphics engine also deliver enough power for running daily modern video and photo editing software, along with play some modern casual games. You can use the front facing HD web camera that paired with dual-array digital microphone and HP TrueVision technology for making face to face video communications.

The 750GB of SATA 5400 RPM  hard disk drive as internal storage offers more than enough space to store all your media and document files, along with install more usefully software. On the side of HP Pavilion 17-f215dx laptop, the multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive gives user ability to store their files into CDs cassettes and install more software from DVDs cassettes. There are also free access to Dropbox cloud storage (25GB) for six month and media card reader slot for read or write files from SD card.

In term of connectivity, the 17-f215dx desktop replacement machine brings a 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN. There is also a full size HP keyboard with island style design and 10-numeric keypad for working with Microsoft Word, Excel and other daily tasks. Other Pavilion 17-f215dx laptop’s feature are 3.5mm audio combo jack, USB 2.0 port, RJ-45 port, two USB 3.0 port, security lock slot, HDMI port and more. As a modern notebook, the Pavilion 17-f215dx also equipped with few usefully applications, such as HP Connected, CyberLink PowerDVD, CyberLink YouCam, HP Recovery Manager, 1-month trial of Microsoft Office 365 and more.

So, what do you think? Yeah, as a 17.3 inch desktop replacement laptop PCs, the Pavilion 17-f215dx is not designed for travel companion. But with a powerful power, optical drive and large memory, HP Pavilion 17-f215dx 17.3 inch notebook that priced only around at is still a great laptop and delivers great value for your money. If you need a portable machine and interested with convertible laptop, we suggest you to take a look at the sub-$550 Dell Inspiron 13 7000 i7347-2550sLV 13.3 inch 2-in-1 laptop that shipped with Intel Core i3-4030U processor and 360 degree hinge to transform the notebook into a tablet mode.

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